Grosses

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Still Atop on Thursday with $3.3 MillionJuly 25, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Fox reports that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes took in $3.3 million on Thursday, off 43 percent from the same day last week. The sequel has amassed an impressive $155.7 million domestically in its first two weeks, pacing 32.5 percent ahead of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal's The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.1 million yesterday to give it a one-week sum of $41.4 million. That's about 5 percent behind where the original film stood at the same point in release, although still an overall healthy total for the follow-up.

Disney reports that Planes: Fire and Rescue grossed $2.0 million on Thursday. The animated sequel has tallied $25.8 million in its first seven days, or about 19 percent less than its 2013 predecessor at the same point.

Sony's Sex Tape bagged $1.26 million yesterday, giving it $20.9 million through 7 days of release. Unfortunately, the R-rated comedy is trailing fellow Cameron Diaz-Jason Segel flick Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction posted $0.95 million on Thursday to give it a 46 percent week-to-week drop and a new domestic cume of $231.75 million. The sequel surpassed X-Men: Days of Future Past on Wednesday to become this summer's top grossing film so far. It currently leads Captain America: The Winter Soldier by 1 percent at the same point in release, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon by 30 percent.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Sep. 17 - Sun, Sep. 19

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$15,579,942--3,170--$4,915$15,579,9421Paramount
2Mr. 3000$8,680,025--2,736--$3,173$8,680,0251Disney
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$8,656,201-62%3,2840$2,636$37,031,7442Sony / Screen Gems
4Wimbledon$7,118,017--2,034--$3,500$7,118,0171Universal
5Cellular$6,792,821-33%2,7490$2,471$19,711,2722New Line
6Without a Paddle$3,631,515-20%2,610-144$1,391$50,326,0575Paramount
7Hero (2002)$2,836,698-36%1,926-249$1,473$46,096,2944Miramax
8Napoleon Dynamite$2,285,883-9%1,024103$2,232$33,339,90915Fox Searchlight
9Collateral$2,266,166-17%1,605-419$1,412$95,974,0067DreamWorks
10The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$1,944,299-34%1,902-550$1,022$91,898,1166Disney